Hype Meet: Cars And Coffee Irvine 3-16-13

Posted on 03.18.13 | Andrew Beckford No Comments

St. Patricks day weekend was cause for celebration for many people all over the country but it was also a big weekend for motorsport freaks like us.  In addition to Sebring the past weekend also saw the return of Formula One.  I decided to kick the weekend off by paying a visit to one of my favorite meets: Cars & Coffee in Irvine. 

    

It was the first time I had been to the meet since the start of the year so I wasn’t really sure what to expect.  I was pleasantly surprised to see an even more eclectic mix of cars than I was used to.  There was everything from million-dollar exotics to a few rare classics.  I even saw a crazy turbo-diesel zombie apocalypse truck! (more on that in a later post).

   

However, I would have to say the meet’s biggest attention getter was a genuine Bugatti Veyron brought by Symbolic Motor Cars of San Diego.  As jaded as I am these days even I am still impressed with a Veyron sighting.  I have only been in the presence of Bugatti’s hyper-car four times and only two of which (counting the weekend) were “wild” sightings.

All in all it was a great trip.  If you haven’t been to Cars & Coffee I would highly recommend checking it out.  If you’re saying to yourself: “Hey jerk, I don’t live in Southern California!” I would say “don’t interrupt me while I’m talking!”  See, the cool thing about Cars & Coffee is that it is something of an organization now so there are meets in several places all across America;  even in Europe!  Just head to CarsAndCoffeeOnline.com to find the closest meet to you.

In the meantime feel free to click the thumbnails for some pics or see the full gallery on the MotorworldHype Facebook page.

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